Financial Controller

The Role

We're looking to appoint a commercially-focused Financial Controller on a part-time basis.

Based in our head office in Manchester’s Northern Quarter, as part of our international team of 50 colleagues (across Manchester, Auckland, Melbourne and New York), you will be a key member of MHM’s leadership team. We’re looking for a self-starter, who will work collaboratively with staff at all levels of the business. You will manage a small established finance team.

The successful candidate will thrive on operating autonomously and relish the opportunity to lead the formulation and delivery of our financial plans. You will work alongside the Chief Executive and senior colleagues to shape the company’s strategies.

This is an opportunity play a key part in shaping our business goals. The role will require hands-on management of people, systems (Quickbooks and Excel) and processes facilitated by highly developed technical skills.The role is perfect for a qualified Accountant who has delivered successful financial strategies for B2B consultancies or agencies. However, we also warmly welcome applicants with wider SME or service sector experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To be the financial lead across all areas of the business
  • To deliver, analyse and interpret management information for the Board-monthly management accounts, annual budgets, forecasts etc
  • To liaise and work with reporting accountants and professional advisors in the UK and overseas to produce year end statutory accounts and tax returns
  • To develop, implement and maintain effective management information systems that meet the needs of the business
  • To play a principal role in supporting the formulation of business plans
  • To lead and develop a small established Finance team
  • To be an effective business partner for the CEO

About Us
MHM is an international research, strategy and insight consultancy working with charities, heritage and cultural organisations of all sizes.  As a team we are fascinated by what makes people tick.

We work across boundaries to fuel the success of cause-led organisations, giving them a deeper understanding of how to connect more people with their vision.Our clients include the National Trust, People’s History Museum, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Earthwatch, British Museum and Bolton Octagon.

MHM is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive team representing a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills.

The Particulars

: Permanent

Hours of work
: Part-time up to 25 hours a week. We are happy to discuss specific working patterns and flexible working option with you, if you would like to talk about this in advance of your application please get in touch.

Closing Date
: Wednesday 24th March 2021

: £45,000 – 50,000 per annum (pro rata)

: Head Office in the heart of Manchester’s Northern Quarter – currently the UK team is working remotely.

25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata), company pension scheme, flexible working.

For more information about the specific duties of the role please download the job description. If you would like to apply, please email your completed application form to by Wednesday 24th March.

If you would like an informal chat to find out more, please contact to arrange.

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